Tag Archive "good-friday"

Easter Weekend 2019

Easter Weekend 2019 in Oakville: What’s Open and What’s Not

Easter Weekend 2019 has arrived. Like past Easter weekend the town is fairly quiet. This Easter is no different with a few notable exceptions taking place on Saturday.

2018-2019 School Year Calendar

Proposed 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

At the April 18, 2018 Board meeting, trustees of the Halton District School Board approved the proposed the dates for upcoming 2018-2019 School Year Calendar.

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Who killed Jesus

Every year on Good Friday, Christians hear the story of the death of Jesus. During the Middle Ages, it was common for the reading of this story to rile up Christians against Jews, whom they ...

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Grace

Remember the ridiculous case of the first sign that Jesus did at the wedding in Cana? How he turned about 600 litres of water into wine? or that story about the father who recklessly gives ...

Anxiety Redeemed: Good Friday from A Christian Perspective

Some people seem able to go through life calmly, appearing relaxed. Others worry about everything. Anxiety seems to become, for some, an insurmountable obstacle. Uncertainty about the future can cause us to make unwise, even ...

Events in Oakville: April 18, 2014

Events: Good Friday Please note that government buildings and services will be closed on Good Friday: IE Libraries, Town Hall, & Community Centres. Downtown Oakville is considered a tourist area so some stores maybe open. ...

The Palms: The Journey into Jerusalem: A Christian Perspective

What is it with this parade of palms? It’s such an odd anomaly in Jesus’ journey. Matthew 21.1-11 For one, it’s a fulfilment of prophecy — with details provided by Zechariah. ‘Tell the daughter of ...

Homeless Jesus: A Christian Perspective

A Good Friday Reflection Walk by the corner of Wellesley and Queen’s Park East, across from the Macdonald Government building in Toronto, and glance once at the bench newly installed.  A homeless person is sleeping ...

Oakville Today: March 29, 2013

Weather Good Friday looks to be good. We are going to see a mixture of sun, clouds and possibly a few showers later in the day. As we start off this morning at plus 3, ...

A Holy Week Primer: A Christian Perspective

It’s NOT about the Bunny! It’s not about coloured eggs, or chicks, or flowers or chocolate or even the new life of spring.  Holy Week is the most important time of year for Christians.  It’s ...